Managing Technical Consultant, Environmental Data Management (Senior Level)

Environmental Resources Management, Inc.
Remote friendly

ERM is seeking an Environmental Data Management Consultant to join our growing consulting firm in Chicago (or nearby locations). As an integral part of the Data Analytics and Visualization Group, the successful candidate will work on a wide range of environmental projects locally, nationally, and internationally. In this role, the candidate will support a variety of ERM's services and clients with any environmental data management needs, specifically with high frequency/high volume data management, automation, and visualization. This is a great opportunity to work with ERM's technical experts to implement the latest geographic, remote sensing, mapping, modeling, and visualization techniques.


  • Lead and innovate in projects requiring high frequency/high volume data automation.
  • Provide innovative solutions to data automation using a combination of SQL and EQuIS and other
  • Provide senior technical advice on and implement data management, transformation, and visualization for a variety of complex environmental projects
  • Document and communicate database quality issues identified.
  • Coordinate with labs field teams and project teams to coordinate field sampling efforts and ensure data quality and completeness.
  • Integrate data from laboratory, field and historical sources into ERM’s EQuIS databases.
  • Provide customized dashboard and database reporting support to project teams.
  • Interact and maintain successful relationships with clients, ERM employees, and subcontractors.
  • Perform and manage multiple tasks within scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables.
  • Develop a working understanding of ERM’s other consulting service areas and actively support cross-selling other services to existing clients.
  • Provide leadership in managing staff performance, recruiting and retention, and mentoring personnel for overall success of technical team.
  • Build strong collaborative relationships with other ERM employees.


  • BA/BS degree in Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, GIS, Computer Sciences, or a related field. MS preferred but not required.
  • 6 years minimum experience required and 8+ years preferred.

  • Previous work experience in environmental data management is preferred, with strong analytical/database skills.
  • Experience with the following applications is a plus: EarthSoft’s EQuIS, MS Excel (intermediate to advanced), Power BI, DAX, SQL, Python, R studio and other programming languages is a plus.
  • Ability to continually analyze data at all stages for problems, logic, and consistency.
  • Ability to manage and readjust workload to meet changing deadlines.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Strong commitment to safety.

Who We Are:

As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, we partner with the world’s leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunity for future generations.

At ERM we know that creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment is an essential part of making our company a great place to build a career. We also see our diversity as a strength that helps us create better solutions for our clients. Our diverse team of world-class experts supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability, underpinned by our deep technical expertise in addressing their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. We call this capability our “boots to boardroom” approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level.


Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. 

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

Thank you for your interest in ERM!

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